Aid to AIDS treatment

a common virus called human herpesvirus 6 (hhv-6) prevents a form of the aids virus from reproducing. This was found during a laboratory study on cultures of human tissue. The study team led by Leonid Margolis of the us -based National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (nichd), included researchers from the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy. The team found that hhv-6 hinders the growth of hiv variants that transmit infection at the early stages of the disease's manifestation. However, it is not able to do so during later stages of the disease.

Both the early and late stage variants of hiv bind to target cells by means of a

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